Kenneth Brown (interior designer)

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Kenneth Brown
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Born (1971-03-16) 16 March 1971 (age 46)
Los Angeles, California, US
Occupation Interior Designer
Years active 1995 – Present
Website http://www.kennethbrowndesign.com/

Kenneth Brown (born March 16, 1) is an American interior designer and decorator.[1]

Early life and Background[edit]

Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Kenneth Brown attended Louisiana State University and graduated in 1995 with a degree in interior design.

Career[edit]

Interior Designer[edit]

Hailing from Louisiana, Kenneth Brown masterfully blends warm Southern hospitality with clean Southern-California lines. His unique creations reflect his belief that comfort holds the key to successful interior design. His visions are shaped by his passion for structure, use of rich color and delight in small details. Interesting fabrics and accessories, used simply, and effectively, are his fuss-free signature.

Kenneth Brown is known for his Southern charm and laid-back personality which puts homeowners at ease which creates a fun hands-on creative process. His direct collaboration with his clients allows them to put their own personal stamp on their homes. Kenneth has completed homes for celebrities such as Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens and Kristen Bell as well as sports figures Mia Hamm and Nomar Garciaparra. In addition to Kenneth Brown Designs residential portfolio, Kenneth has completed numerous commercial projects such as A. Rudin's Los Angeles Flagship Showroom, Cedars-Sinai's Founders Room, Endeavor Talent Agency, Wood and Vine Restaurant and Bar and hotel collaborations.

His broad exposure and popularity from his own television shows on HGTV, TLC TV network, Fine Living Network, and led MSN.com to offer Kenneth the role of resident Interior Design Expert. In addition to this, American Express Open selected Kenneth to share his success story as part of their ongoing Iconic Open Forum Series.He has been named to the top 100 designers by House Beautiful and Western Interiors. He has appeared on The Today Show,[2] The Tyra Banks Show, CNN, iVillage Live, Entertainment Tonight, Good Morning America and Fox Morning news.

Kenneth Brown provided kitchen design advice and inspiration to HGTV.com.[3]

2001, Brown appeared on HGTV's House Hunters. He later appeared on HGTV's Designer's Challenge, winning 5 out of the 6 times he appeared.

2004, Brown was featured in his own interior design show, called reDesign.[4] As of 2007, he had completed 52 episodes.

2005 Oprah's "O" magazine featured Kenneth in the "Live Your Best Life Tour". Brown was listed as one of the top designers and architects by Western Interiors and Design magazine and was included in the top 100 list of American Interior Designers by House Beautiful magazine.

2007 CNN.com interviewed Kenneth. [5] and American Express Open selected him to share his story as part of their ongoing Iconic Open Forum series.

2008, Kenneth completed filming of a new show for TLC, Over Design.[6]

2009, The Chicago Tribune interviewed Kenneth about designing Zac Efron's home, living in Los Angeles, his TV design series and the Kenneth Brown product lines. [7]

2010, Kenneth partnership with Summer Infant to launch a baby bedding at Babies R Us.

2011, Kenneth Brown Home opens.[8]

2012, Brown opens design office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[9]

2012, Brown was the featured speaker for Creative Louisiana and is interviewed by WRKF 89.3. where he discussed his interior design business, TV and why he opened a new office in Louisiana.[10]

2015, Kenneth Brown Design completes a Fresh College Campus Loft at Baton Rouge .[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kenneth Brown (Interior Designer)". govivaspeakers.com/. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kenneth shares edible floral arrangement... - Kenneth Brown Design | Facebook". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 
  3. ^ "Kenneth Brown on the Functional Kitchen". HGTV. Retrieved 2017-02-19. 
  4. ^ "Summer Infant, Kenneth Brown launch baby bedding at BRU". Kids Today. 1 March 2010. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "Kenneth Brown on green, the '50s, Southern sensibilities - CNN.com". www.cnn.com. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 
  6. ^ "TLC Premieres New Series Over Designed, Hosted by Kenneth Brown, on Saturday, September 20, 2008". Futon Critic. 12 September 2008. Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  7. ^ Matsushita, Elaine. "Designer Kenneth Brown's riding high in the shadow of 'Hollywood'". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 
  8. ^ "Kenneth Brown Home". 2011-08-23. 
  9. ^ "Kenneth Brown". Country Roads Magazine. 2012-08-01. Retrieved 2017-02-19. 
  10. ^ Wendland, Tegan. "Creative Louisiana Speaker Kenneth Brown on Southern Design". Retrieved 2017-02-19. 
  11. ^ "Fresh College Campus Loft at Baton Rouge by Kenneth Brown Design - CAANdesign | Architecture and home design blog". CAANdesign | Architecture and home design blog. 2015-10-05. Retrieved 2017-02-19. 

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